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Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
republicans like rand paul, from kentucky, who thinks he should run the world. and also rob portman of ohio, who is the doctor of silver spoons. what would you expect from bush's former budget director? on sunday, rand paul said he would have no problem cutting off unemployed americans. >> when you allow people to be on unemployment insurance for 99 weeks, you're causing them to become part of this perpetual unemployed group in our economy, and it really -- while it seems good, it actually it does a disservice to the people you're trying to help. i don't doubt the president's motives. but black unemployment in america is double white unemployment. and it hasn't budged under this president. >> well, it's not going to. because you folks haven't passed a jobs package and the democrats have tried to do that. but, of course, you don't believe in investment. the doctor of denial, rand paul. first, we should point out that the nonpartisan congressional budget office says extending unemployment benefits would actually help the economy. another report from the white house shows extending unemploymen
Dec 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
. chairwoman patty murray and house budget committee chairman paul ryan will introduce the bipartisan budget act of 2013 at the top of the hour. 6:00 eastern time. details of the proposal will be released at a news conference coming up in just a few moments. in other news, negotiations for the trans-pacific partnership have ended for 2013. 12 perspective members of the multi-national trade deal failed to meet a self-imposed deadline to reach an agreement by the end of the year. they wrapped up a meeting in singapore and agreed to start talks in 2014. it has been listed an international trade deal -- an international free trade deal, but it's about giving power and wealth to the large corporations. the tpp will devastate service and manufacturing jobs in this country. four years of negotiations have been held behind closed doors in a cloud of secrecy. all we know is the deal verifies multinational corporations' control. and it is bad for american workers. larry, if i may ask you, your hopes in this budget deal first. that is the news that's going to break here in just a few moments at
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
going to be built? the scrap is on. >>> scott paul joins us tonight on this. good to have you with us. the timetable on this is really close. the states on the list have until december 10 to come up with proposals that are going to include, obviously, tax breaks, incentives for boeing moving the triple 7 x project to their state. how do you see this unfolding for the positive for the workers? >> i think the scenario has to change, ed, because you're right. this is ultimately about good, middle class manufacturing jobs. and that's the real value to the u.s. economy of a company like boeing making great planes. and they do make great planes. they make the best planes in the world. they have the best aircraft workers in the world in washington. they wanted to re-negotiate a labor contract a couple years ahead of its expiration. the state of washington was willing to give $9 billion in tax incentives, the largest in the history of the state by far to keep boeing there. and it's not like boeing is in debt. $4 billion in profits last year. good stock price, all of those orders as you indica
Dec 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
republican vice presidential nominee, paul ryan from wisconsin. and, of course, our beloved canadian senator, now residing in texas, ted cruz. no cameras in this event. but we know what they were talking about. >> we're getting more and more takers than makers in america. and we need to have more makers and less takers in america. if we have more takers, then we're denying people of their ability to make the most of their lives. >> if you raise the minimum wage, the inevitable effect will be number one, young people will lose their jobs. or not be able to get their first jobs. unemployment among young people will go up if the minimum wage goes up as president obama says. unemployment among hispanics, among african-americans, among those struggling to get their first job to climb the economic ladder will go up. >> these guys are just making this stuff up. they're making it up. there is no study anywhere that says for sure unemployment of young people is going to go up if we raise the minimum wage. it's never happened before. you know, it's guys like paul ryan and ted cruz. groups like
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